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Sky Sports Living for Sport reveals mentors

Sporting stars are to join Olympic sprinter Darren Campbell’s team of Athlete Mentors as they visit schools across the UK to help improve the lives of thousands of young people on behalf of Sky Sports Living for Sport during the new academic year. Now in its ninth year, Sky Sports Living for Sport is a free initiative delivered in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust that uses sport to improve the lives of thousands of young people in secondary schools across the UK. World champions and gold medallists from sports including athletics, rugby and boxing will represent Sky Sports Living for Spo

Rugby teams compete for national training day

50 schools and junior rugby clubs throughout the UK are being given the chance to win the prize of a lifetime – a training day with the England rugby team. ?The teams, who have already won themselves an Ultimate Kit & Laundry Package, which includes 22 Samurai kits and a top-of-the range AEG 9 series washing machine and tumble dryer, will compete against each other to gain the most votes for a chance to win.?To do this, teams will be looking for the support of their local communities, businesses, family and friends. Voters

Harlequins supports Women’s Aid campaign

Harlequins Rugby Club is working with Women’s Aid, the national domestic violence charity, on its latest campaign – ‘Real Men’ do not abuse women.This week Harlequins players, Ollie Kohn, Karl Dickson, Mike Brown, Ugo Monye, Ross Chisholm, Will Skinner, Danny Care and Tom Guest showed their support of Women’s Aid’s campaign against domestic violence, by modeling a range of exclusive charity t-shirts.Women's Aid is the national domestic violence charity that co-ordinates and supports an England-wide network of over 370 local organisations that provide over 500 services working to end violence a

IOC awards Sport for All Grants to projects

The International Olympic Committee has awarded Sport for All Grants to Eco Sports Group, the National Hundreds-City and Thousand-Village Health Qigong Demonstration and Exchange Series and Ethiopia–Sport Builds Bridges at the 14th World Sport for All Conference, currently being held in Beijing.? ???The Sport for All Grant was created by the IOC Sport for All Commission to acknowledge and further encourage the implementation of high-quality programmes in the field.

The Beyond Sport Young Ambassadors

Sport has the ability to improve people lives - and this message has never been more relevant to young people, epitomised in the latest video from Beyond Sport. In 2012 Beyond Sport set up the Young Ambassadors Programme, supported by British Airways, a group of influencers selected to recognise and give a voice to young people who have embodied the essence of leadership and inspiration through sport.

Beyond Sport Goes Beyond London 2012

Check out some highlights of last month's Beyond London 2012 Awards - held one year after the Olympics in the capital city - rewarding the best work in the community to harness the power of the Games to create positive social change through sport. The event, which took place in City Hall, was attended by a number of Olympians and Paralympians as well as Lord Coe and Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.


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